Answer to Question #56507 in Inorganic Chemistry for Dale
Generally, I dissolve out the Cadmium with acids, i.e. HCL, H2SO4 or HNO3. This leaves me with an acid Cadmium solution. There usually are not any percipatates, but I assume it produces Cadmuim Sulphide, Cadmium Oxide etc.
How can I complete the process to drop out the Cd in pure metal form.
Example,...Copper Sulphate mixed with Iron filings will drop out the pure Copper metal and form Iron Sulphate.
2. Cd metal can be precipitated by single exchange reaction with more reactive metal like Fe, Zn or Mg.
Fe + CdSO4 = FeSO4 + Cd.
Or I would recommend you to use electrolysis. It's much more effective in metals purification.
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